Compass Pathways' George Goldsmith: "Medical magic mushrooms"
The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on George Goldsmith to talk about how he started looking into psilocybin (3:45 ), its history of research (7:00 ), what he and his wife did before starting Compass (10:15 ), the 100 million people suffering treatment-resistant depression (14:15 ), launching the company (17:15 ), finding investors (18:45 ), being worth $800 million (23:00 ), what therapy looks like (26:20 ), patenting a natural substance (32:00 ), the legalisation movement (42:00 ), shooting for 2025 (44:30 ), his worst day of work (47:30 ), and building a business around an illegal drug (51:50 ).
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